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2014-04-30 12:21:12

Philanthropic and Nonprofit Leaders Come Together with the White House's Joining Forces Initiative to launch the Philanthropy-Joining Forces Impact Pledge WASHINGTON, April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, The Call of Duty Endowment(TM) is proud to join over 30 philanthropic organizations and corporations to announce pledges totaling more than $170 million over the next five years to support veterans and military family. As previously announced, the Endowment has pledged...

Activision Blizzard Announces Plans To Split From Vivendi
2013-07-28 09:31:15

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Activision Blizzard, producers of the popular "World of Warcraft," "Call of Duty" and "Skylanders" video game series, has announced they will be parting ways with French media conglomerate Vivendi after agreeing to buy back the majority stake held by its parent company for a reported $8.2 billion. According to AP Technology Writer Barbara Ortutay, 429 million shares will be sold back to Activision itself at a total cost of $5.83...

Call Of Duty Passes $1 Billion Mark
2012-12-07 18:55:57

Peter Suciu for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Video games are often compared to movies; both in how the plots shape up and how the numbers add up as in sales vs. box office receipts. This month, Activision Blizzard hit a new milestone when sales of its new Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 video game passed the $1 billion mark only 15 days after release. That is notable, as sales of the game hit a billion dollars two days faster than the Hollywood blockbuster Avatar, which set a...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.